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07/29/2015 | Stephenson states case for big leagues
With his Major Leaue debut just a phone call away, Robert Stephenson struck out 10 over eight scoreless innings on Tuesday as Triple-A Louisville shut down Charlotte, 3-1.

07/29/2015 | Scrappers' Tom goes 5-for-5, plates four
Indians prospect Ka'ai Tom went 5-for-5 with four RBIs in the best game of his fledgling career Tuesday night, fueling Class A Short Season Mahoning Valley's 9-2 rout at Connecticut.

07/28/2015 | Indians' Clark among Northwest All-Stars
Rangers 12th-round LeDarious Clark is among three members of the host Spokane Indians selected Tuesday for the Northwest League All-Star team.

07/28/2015 | Mets promote Nimmo to Triple-A Vegas
The Mets have promoted No. 3 prospect Brandon Nimmo to Triple-A Las Vegas for the first time, the organization announced Tuesday afternoon.

07/28/2015 | A's land pitchers Manaea, Brooks for Zobrist
The A's landed a pair of pitching prospects from the Royals in exchange for utilityman Ben Zobrist on Tuesday, acquiring left-hander Sean Manaea and righty Aaron Brooks.

07/28/2015 | Prospect Roundup: Games of July 27
In the latest Prospect Roundup, the Mariners' Ketel Marte gets four hits, the White Sox' Jacob May swipes some bags and the Red Sox's Nick Longhi sets a career high.

07/28/2015 | Punxsutawney Phil hits road for Altoona
The Altoona Curve welcome arguably the world's most famous rodent, Punxsutawney Phil, to People Natural Gas Field while the Frederick Keys don full "Rugrats"-inspired uniforms.

07/28/2015 | Southern notes: Reinheimer keeps rolling
After joining the D-backs from the Mariners as part of the Mark Trumbo trade, shortstop Jack Reinheimer has maintained his steady play both at the plate and in the field with the Mobile BayBears.

07/28/2015 | EL notes: Travis continues upward trend
A second-round pick in 2014, first baseman Sam Travis has accelerated quickly through the Red Sox system and has shown no signs of slowing down in his Double-A debut with the Sea Dogs.

07/28/2015 | Texas notes: Travs' Ellis focused on location
Breaking down the difference between succeeding and struggling in Double-A is pretty easy for Arkansas right-hander Chris Ellis. "When you can locate four different pitches, it's easy."

07/28/2015 | Rockies acquire Hoffman, Castro from Jays
The Colorado Rockies acquired power righties Jeff Hoffman and Miguel Castro from the Toronto Blue Jays in Monday night's blockbuster Troy Tulowitzki trade.

07/28/2015 | Speedster Dewees does it all for Emeralds
Adjusting to the Minors, Cubs second-rounder Donnie Dewees belted his third homer in five games and stole two bases to propel Eugene to a 9-5 victory Monday.

07/28/2015 | Brinson rips four more hits for Mavericks
Texas' No. 6 prospect Lewis Brinson homered, doubled and added two singles to continue his torrid July as Class A Advanced High Desert fell to Bakersfield, 11-5.

07/28/2015 | Giants' Gomez runs hit streak to 22 games
Hot-hitting Miguel Gomez went 3-for-5 with a double, an RBI and a run scored as Class A Short Season Salem-Keizer downed Hillsboro, 9-2, on Monday night.

07/28/2015 | Olson belts two to loft RockHounds to win
With a couple swings, A's top prospect Matt Olson tied two career highs with two homers and five RBIs to boost Midland to a 12-9 win at Frisco on Monday.

07/27/2015 | Howard goes the distance for Tourists
Left-handed Colorado prospect Sam Howard needed just 81 pitches to go the distance, tossing a nine-inning complete-game shutout for Class A Asheville on Monday.

07/27/2015 | Martinez tosses up more Kannapolis zeros
No. 21 White Sox prospect Luis Martinez allowed two hits with one walk and four strikeouts over eight innings Monday in Class A Kannapolis' league-leading shutout.

07/27/2015 | Inspired Jenkins dominates for mom, Braves
Atlanta's No. 10 prospect Tyrell Jenkins allowed just two hits and fanned five over eight innings to help Gwinnett blank Durham, 5-0, on Monday night.

07/27/2015 | A's acquire Mets' No. 15 prospect Meisner
The A's acquired right-hander Casey Meisner, the Mets' No. 15 prospect, in a trade that sent veteran reliever Tyler Clippard to New York on Monday afternoon.

07/27/2015 | Offensive Players of the Week
Players of the Week include the Rockies' Trevor Story, Orioles' Christian Walker, Nats' Victor Robles and Rangers' Nick Williams and Lewis Brinson.

07/27/2015 | Pitchers of the Week
Left-hander Cody Reed tossed a seven-inning gem for Double-A Northwest Arkansas before being traded to the Reds to highlight the latest group of Minor League Pitchers of the Week.

07/27/2015 | Fish, Pierson among Pioneer All-Stars
Orem's Mike Pierson and Great Falls' Zach Fish were among the players announced Monday afternoon as starters for the 2015 Pioneer League All-Star team.

07/27/2015 | Prospect Roundup: Games of July 26
In the latest Prospect Roundup, the A's Matt Chapman slugs yet another homer, the Astros' Derek Fisher drives in six and the Red Sox's Austin Rei busts out with Lowell.

07/27/2015 | PCL notes: Three's the charm for Stratton
Chris Stratton has enjoyed breakout success in the third year of every stage of his pitching life, from high school to the Minor Leagues. He's hoping the same holds true this season.

07/27/2015 | IL notes: Davies aims to reward believers
At 6-feet and 150 pounds, Norfolk's Zach Davies is an undersized pitching prospect. But he's on a mission to reward the believers in the Orioles system who drafted him.

07/27/2015 | Dust Devils clinch in Northwest League
By way of Everett's loss to Vancouver and their 2-1 head-to-head record against the AquaSox, Tri-City on Sunday captured the Northwest League North Division first-half title.

07/26/2015 | GreenJackets survive in wild walk-off win
After Delmarva's Elier Leyva was called out for missing home plate on an apparent go-ahead homer Sunday, Class A Augusta walked off with a 5-4 win on Dylan Davis' 10th-inning single.

07/26/2015 | Chiefs' Pearce sets MWL walk-less record
After tossing eight innings in Class A Peoria's 4-0 win over Kane County, Cardinals prospect Matt Pearce set a Midwest League record of 46 1/3 innings without issuing a walk.

07/26/2015 | For Curve's Glasnow, change is good
Pirates top prospect Tyler Glasnow recorded a season-high 12 strikeouts over six innings in his fourth straight quality start Sunday, but Double-A Altoona dropped a 2-0 decision at Akron.

07/26/2015 | Pelicans' Markey fans career-high 10
Brad Markey fanned a career-high 10 batters and scattered three hits and a walk over seven scoreless innings as Class A Advanced Myrtle Beach topped Carolina, 3-1.

07/26/2015 | Lugo slides into dominant role for B-Mets
Mets' No. 30 prospect Seth Lugo scattered four hits and three walks while fanning eight over seven innings as Double-A Binghamton blanked Trenton, 8-0, on Sunday.

07/26/2015 | Barreto to miss time with wrist bruise
A's No. 2 prospect Franklin Barreto has been diagnosed with a severe bone bruise in his left wrist, which will require a split for three weeks, and will head to Arizona for rehab.

07/26/2015 | Joseph continues power jolt for Baysox
Baltimore farmhand Corban Joseph went 4-for-4 with two homers, a triple and four RBIs to lead Double-A Bowie to a 10-3 victory over Harrisburg on Sunday.

07/26/2015 | Rockies' Hoelscher homers twice, plates five
Rockies third baseman Shane Hoelscher continued to torment Class A Rome, homering twice with career highs of five hits and five RBIs in Asheville's 16-4 win on Sunday.

07/26/2015 | Reds get three Royals lefties for Cueto
The Royals acquired right-hander Johnny Cueto from the Reds on Sunday, sending back a trio of Minor League left-handers -- Brandon Finnegan, John Lamb and Cody Reed.

07/26/2015 | Prospect Roundup: Games of July 25
In today's Prospect Roundup, new Athletics' right-hander Daniel Mengden dominates his former teammates, while Phillies outfielder Aaron Altherr continues to break out.

07/26/2015 | Osprey roll to first-half division title
Pioneer League-leading hitters Michael Pierson and Isan Diaz led Orem and Missoula to first-half division titles in the Rookie-level Pioneer League on Saturday night.

07/26/2015 | Double-A stint proves positive for Pompey
After a stint in the Eastern League, Blue Jays prospect Dalton Pompey recorded a career-high five hits and fell a homer shy of the cycle Saturday in Buffalo's 6-0 win at Pawtucket.

07/26/2015 | Smith dominates in return to Travelers
Back from the Pan Am Games, Nate Smith gave up four hits over seven innings on Saturday night, pitching Double-A Arkansas to a 6-0 blanking of Tulsa.

07/25/2015 | 'Claws' Martin breaks out with career night
Mired in the deepest slump of his brief professional career, Phillies fourth-round pick Kyle Martin recorded his first four-hit game Saturday as Class A Lakewood beat Kannapolis, 5-1.

07/25/2015 | Red-hot Munoz makes history for Bristol
Carlos Munoz continued his 10-day tear by recording the Appalachian League's first three-homer game in four years as Bristol beat Pulaski, 12-5, on Saturday.

07/25/2015 | Black Bears' Brubaker almost perfect
Pirates sixth-rounder Jonathan Brubaker retired the first 17 batters and ended up allowing one hit over six innings Saturday as Class A Short Season West Virginia blanked Staten Island, 3-0.

07/25/2015 | Lail shines in first career complete game
Brady Lail tossed a two-hitter for his first career complete game on Saturday, giving the bullpen a much-needed break and pitching Double-A Trenton to a 3-0 blanking of Binghamton.

07/25/2015 | Nationals promote Giolito to Double-A
Washington Nationals top prospect Lucas Giolito, who found his stride over the last six weeks, on Saturday was promoted from Class A Advanced Potomac to Double-A Harrisburg.

07/25/2015 | Prospect Roundup: Games of July 24
In the latest Prospect Roundup, Houston's Teoscar Hernandez hit two more home runs, St. Louis' Luke Weaver struck out eight without issuing a walk and Seattle's Lewis Brinson had a three-hit night.

07/25/2015 | Nuts' Senzatela continues Cal League roll
Rockies No. 11 prospect Antonio Senzatela spun eight shutout innings to drop his ERA to a California League-best 2.40 and lead Class A Modesto to a 4-0 blanking of Visalia on Friday.

07/25/2015 | Renfroe bashes two home runs, stays hot
Hunter Renfroe homered twice on a 3-for-5 night Friday, giving him nine dingers since June 21 and powering Double-A San Antonio to a 7-1 win at Midland.

07/25/2015 | On strength of arms, Hops wrap up title
Jefferson Mejia pitched three innings of solid relief and Trevor Mitsui drove in a run Friday as Hillsboro clinched the Northwest League South Division first-half title with a 3-2 win at Boise.

07/25/2015 | Leblebijian, Dawson lead Lugnuts rout
Jason Leblebijian and left-hander Shane Dawson set career bests Friday on a night when Class A Lansing eclipsed the franchise hits record in a 18-1 rout of Dayton.

07/24/2015 | Freeland returns with hitless effort
Kyle Freeland returned from shoulder fatigue and minor elbow surgery to toss three hitless innings in his season debut Friday as Rookie-level Grand Junction beat Ogden 5-0.

07/24/2015 | Garcia leads Gnats' high-powered attack
Mets prospect Eudor Garcia homered, doubled three times and drove in a career-high five runs Friday night, leading Class A Savannah to a 16-5 thumping of Hagerstown.

07/24/2015 | Bandits Paulino throws up zeros again
Astros No. 27 prospect David Paulino allowed three hits and three walks while striking out six over 6 2/3 innings Friday as Class A Quad Cities edged Burlington, 1-0.

07/24/2015 | Bisons' Boyd shuts down PawSox
Matt Boyd struck out seven and gave up two hits over seven shutout innings to notch his third win at Triple-A as Buffalo beat Pawtucket 2-1, on Friday.

07/24/2015 | Hillcats' Roberts started new life in baseball
Ronnie Roberts' journey to the Lynchburg Hillcats front office has been a memorable one. The former salesman sold his farm, survived a divorce and made a new life with the Hillcats, working his way up to general manager this year.

07/24/2015 | Hillcats' Brown strikes out career-high nine
Indians No. 11 prospect Mitch Brown struck out a career-high nine batters over six shutout innings for his sixth win to help Class A Advanced Lynchburg past Myrtle Beach, 5-0, on Friday night.

07/24/2015 | Braves acquire Mets prospects Whalen, Gant
The Mets traded No. 18 prospect Rob Whalen and fellow right-handed pitcher John Gant to the Braves on Friday for veteran infielders Kelly Johnson and Juan Uribe.

07/24/2015 | Gator breaks into dugout in Charlotte
The Charlotte Stone Crabs found a visitor in the dugout of their stadium Friday -- a 10-foot alligator, which may have broken into the ballpark from a pond behind the left-field fence. No injuries were reported.

07/24/2015 | Mets call up Conforto from Double-A
Anguished Mets fans found one reason for hope Friday morning when the team announced it was promoting Michael Conforto from Double-A Binghamton to make his Major League debut.

07/24/2015 | NWL notes: Vizcaino opens with a bang
Throughout his life, Jose Vizcaino has experienced the shadow of his father's spotlight, but the 21-year-old third baseman is already starting to make a name for himself with Salem-Keizer.

07/24/2015 | Prospect Roundup: Games of July 23
In the latest Prospect Roundup, Nationals outfielder Victor Robles continues his breakout with Auburn, while the Orioles' Brian Gonzalez and Chance Sisco have big nights.

07/24/2015 | Toolshed: Espinoza makes jump to GCL
Venezuelan right-hander Anderson Espinoza signed with the Red Sox last year and is already pitching stateside in the Gulf Coast League as a 17-year-old.

07/24/2015 | MWL notes: Fernandez gets acclimated
Pablo Fernandez, a "crafty" Cuban right-hander who signed an $8 million deal with the Dodgers, is showing good control and a wide variety of pitches in the early going with the Great Lakes Loons.

07/24/2015 | NYPL notes: Seymour speeding right along
Batavia shortstop Anfernee Seymour grades out at 80 in running, and although the New York-Penn League is well aware of his ability on the base paths, they've had plenty of trouble slowing him down.

07/24/2015 | O'Neill golden at plate for Bakersfield
Fresh off his return from winning gold with Canada at the 2015 Pan Am Games in Toronto, Seattle's No. 10 prospect Tyler O'Neill blasted two homers in Bakersfield's win.

07/24/2015 | Pena rebounds in a big way for Mavericks
Texas right-hander Richelson Pena came off one of his worst starts to throw seven innings of two-hit ball in Class A Advanced High Desert's 5-0 shutout of Lake Elsinore.

07/24/2015 | Mallard stays grounded to lead Lugnuts
Toronto right-handed pitching prospect Chase Mallard followed his career-best strikeout performance with his best pitching to contact in leading Class A Lansing to a victory.

07/24/2015 | Mariners' Misiewicz dominates again
Mariners left-hander Anthony Misiewicz has taken well to pro ball, extending his shutout streak to 12 innings with four hitless frames in Everett's 8-1 win over Spokane.

07/24/2015 | Adaptable Andriese cruises for seven frames
Tampa Bay right-hander Matt Andriese allowed just two hits and struck out seven without walking a batter over seven innings in Triple-A Durham's 4-0 win at Charlotte.

07/24/2015 | Hernandez remains stingy for the Hops
Arizona righty Carlos Hernandez extended his scoreless streak to 21 2/3 innings, giving up one hit and fanning eight over six innings as Hillsboro beat Boise, 4-1, on Thursday.

07/23/2015 | Rehabbing Garcia leads Chiefs in no-hitter
Cardinals left-hander Jaime Garcia went five hitless innings and Steven Sabatino and Cody Schumacher were perfect the rest of the way in Peoria's 2-0 win over Clinton.

07/23/2015 | Paulino making noise at plate for Hillcats
Cleveland's No. 21 prospect Dorssys Paulino homered for the second straight game and tied a career high with five RBIs as Lynchburg beat Myrtle Beach, 7-3, on Thursday.

07/23/2015 | Berrios posts zeros in first Triple-A win
Twins No. 4 prospect Jose Berrios scattered four hits and two walks in seven-plus innings Thursday to earn his first Triple-A win in Rochester's 4-0 victory over Gwinnett.

07/23/2015 | A's get Nottingham, Mengden for Kazmir
In the trade that sent Scott Kazmir to Houston, the A's acquired No. 22 prospect Jacob Nottingham and No. 19 prospect Daniel Mengden from the Astros.

07/23/2015 | Pioneer notes: Rodgers heeds All-Star advice
Brendan Rodgers met Troy Tulowitzki soon after he was drafted third overall by the Rockies, and the young shortstop has taken some tips from the veteran. "He gave me some pretty helpful hints," he said.

07/23/2015 | Stock Watch: Dodgers' Verdugo taps power
Dodgers outfielder Alex Verdugo hit .213 in his first two months with Great Lakes but has batted .355 with more power since. Find out how he improved in this week's Stock Watch.

07/23/2015 | SAL notes: Coonrod reaching his potential
After posting so-so numbers in college, Sam Coonrod's results on the mound are beginning to mirror his ability with the GreenJackets, The 2014 fifth-rounder is 6-3 with a 2.45 ERA in 16 starts this season.

07/23/2015 | Clark homers twice, continues tear
LeDarious Clark homered twice to give him a Northwest League-leading eight and help Class A Short Season Spokane hold on for a 9-7 triumph at Boise.

07/23/2015 | Prospect Roundup: Games of July 22
In the latest Prospect Roundup, the Yankees' Greg Bird bops a big fly, the Mets' Michael Fulmer showcases his talents and Rays prospect Richie Shaffer goes yard again.

07/23/2015 | Brewers' Denson starts another triple play
For the second time in his professional career, Brewers first baseman David Denson played a key role in a triple play in Helena's 7-2 loss to Missoula on Wednesday.

07/22/2015 | Brewers' Orimoloye dominates in Arizona
Demi Orimoloye homered twice and drove in seven runs in his 16th game since being drafted by Milwaukee as the AZL beat the AZL Dodgers, 10-5, on Wednesday.

07/22/2015 | Hooks' Phillips rips first Double-A homer
After his manager jokingly told him to stop popping up, Brett Phillips collected three straight hits -- including his first Double-A homer -- as Corpus Christi topped Midland, 9-3, on Wednesday.

07/22/2015 | Bats' Stephenson spins six scoreless innings
His control wavered early, but Robert Stephenson rebounded and allowed only two hits over six innings Wednesday in Triple-A Louisville's 2-0 win over visiting Columbus.

07/22/2015 | Red-hot Frazier powers Hillcats' big night
Clint Frazier slugged a three-run homer, his third in seven games, while extending his hitting streak to 11 games as Lynchburg beat Myrtle Beach, 10-4, on Wednesday.

07/22/2015 | Cardinals promote Reyes to Double-A
St. Louis bumped No. 3 prospect Alex Reyes up to Double-A Springfield on Wednesday afternoon. Reyes, 20, could make his Double-A debut as early as Friday.

07/22/2015 | Eaves drops three homers off twin brothers
Angels prospect Kody Eaves homered three times and drove in a career-high six runs, with all the damage coming against twin brothers David and Ryan Ledbetter, to power Inland Empire past High Desert, 7-4, on Wednesday.

07/22/2015 | Sens' Dykstra sets career high with five hits
Nationals farmhand Cutter Dykstra set a career high for hits in a game by going 5-for-5 with a homer, a double, two RBIs and two runs scored in Double-A Harrisburg's 13-0 win over New Hampshire.

07/22/2015 | Prospect Roundup: Games of July 21
After homering Monday, Rockies prospect Trevor Story drilled two more for the Isotopes while Indians prospect Jesus Aguilar also went yard in back-to-back games.

07/22/2015 | Cal notes: Mavs' Brinson brings all the tools
High Desert center fielder Lewis Brinson has grown two inches and added 30 pounds since the Rangers made him the 29th overall pick in 2012, and his five-tool potential has been on full display this year.

07/22/2015 | Tortugas snap up win in Clash of the Caps
A new name and new logo proved to be the edge for Daytona as the Tortugas held on to claim victory in Clash of the Caps. The Reds' Florida State League affiliate follows El Paso, which won the crown in 2014.

07/22/2015 | FSL notes: Yankees' Wade dares to dream
Tyler Wade is hoping to fulfill his lifelong dream of playing shortstop for the Yankees, like his hero Derek Jeter. He's on the right track, batting .293 with 26 RBIs and 30 steals in 84 games for Tampa.

07/22/2015 | Carolina notes: Frazier handles frustrations
Indians No. 2 prospect Clint Frazier struggled in June, but the Lynchburg outfielder has enjoyed an about-face this month after following advice from his hitting coach and simplifying his approach at the plate.

07/22/2015 | Brewers' Harrison suffers broken ankle
Brewers outfield prospect Monte Harrison broke his ankle while running the bases in the first inning of Rookie-level Helena's 5-1 win over Orem on Tuesday night.

07/22/2015 | Healthy again, Causey plates career-high five
After missing a month with a back injury, Rockies first base prospect Nate Causey went 3-for-4 with a career-high five RBIs on Tuesday in Boise's 14-7 win over Spokane.

07/22/2015 | Pinder model of consistency for 'Hounds
Chad Pinder extended his hitting streak to 15 games with three singles and a solo homer on Tuesday night, helping Double-A Midland take down Corpus Christi, 9-7.

07/22/2015 | Ground control key to Wright's success
Mike Wright forced 13 groundouts and allowed three hits over 6 1/3 scoreless innings Tuesday night as Triple-A Norfolk coasted past Pawtucket, 12-2.

07/22/2015 | Bowman's gem backed by Conrad's bat
Matt Bowman tossed a two-hitter and Brooks Conrad raced for a double instead of completing the cycle with a single as Las Vegas defeated Fresno, 4-0, on Tuesday.

07/21/2015 | Harris hurls six scoreless in FSL debut
Greg Harris allowed three hits and a walk while striking out four over six innings in his Florida State League debut Tuesday night as Charlotte cruised to a 12-0 thumping of St. Lucie.

07/21/2015 | Naturals' Reed, Zimmer throw three-hitter
Royals' No. 26 prospect Cody Reed allowed two hits over seven innings in his best Double-A outing as Northwest Arkansas blanked Tulsa, 1-0, on Tuesday night.

07/21/2015 | Chiefs' Turner plays it simple, puts on show
Washington's No. 3 prospect Trea Turner collected three hits, scored three runs and stole a pair of bases to help Triple-A Syracuse beat Buffalo, 7-5, on Tuesday night.

07/21/2015 | Blue Jays' Lawrence perfect ... for a while
Casey Lawrence retired 19 straight and ended up allowing a run on four hits over eight innings as Double-A New Hampshire downed Harrisburg, 7-1, on Tuesday night.

07/21/2015 | Simms, Wooten snap P-Nats' losing streak
John Simms struck out 10 over eight two-hit innings and John Wooten went 4-for-5 with a homer and two doubles as Potomac ended its six-game losing streak with a 7-0 win over Frederick.

07/21/2015 | Romano finds change in Tortugas gem
Reds No. 11 prospect Sal Romano allowed only one hit and struck out six over seven scoreless innings to lead Class A Advanced Daytona to a 7-1 win over Dunedin on Tuesday.

07/21/2015 | Grizzlies to become what they eat: tacos
Last season, the Fresno Grizzlies made national news with their Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle jerseys. Today they once again made waves with the announcement that, on Aug. 6, they will be known as the Fresno Tacos.

07/21/2015 | Prospect Roundup: Games of July 20
In today's Prospect Roundup, the Red Sox's Andrew Benintendi shows off his pop, the White Sox's Micah Johnson makes his callup bid and the Rockies' Ryan McMahon stays hot.

07/21/2015 | Eugene set to honor former home after fire
The Eugene Emeralds will honor Civic Stadium, their former home lost in a devastating fire on June 29, while the Lake Elsinore Storm help fans get over that pesky ex.

07/21/2015 | Texas notes: Cordell continues to diversify
Ryan Cordell opened the season at Class A Advanced High Desert and began expanding his defensive skills beyond the outfield. The 23-year-old has continued down that path in his RoughRiders debut.

07/21/2015 | EL notes: Nats' Voth finding his spots
After rocketing up the Nationals system over his first two seasons, Austin Voth has hit a speed bump with Double-A Harrisburg, but the righty is making the adjustments he needs to get ahead.

07/21/2015 | Southern notes: Winker bouncing back
A sluggish first half kept Jesse Winker from being selected for the Southern League All-Star Game, and the break may have been the best thing that could have happened to the Blue Wahoos outfielder.

07/21/2015 | Sacramento's Turley hurls six hitless frames
San Francisco southpaw Nik Turley didn't allow a hit over six innings, tying a season high with eight strikeouts in Triple-A Sacramento's 5-4 victory over El Paso.

07/21/2015 | Cubs' injured Vogelbach out until August
After hitting the DL on July 4 with a strained oblique, the timetable for the Cubs' Dan Vogelbach is becoming more clear as Javier Baez readies to play in some rehab games.

07/21/2015 | Drillers' Cotton rebounds, blanks Naturals
No. 25 Dodgers prospect Jharel Cotton scattered three hits and fanned a season-high 10 over seven innings as Double-A Tulsa blanked Northwest Arkansas, 6-0.

07/21/2015 | Lookouts return with win for grieving city
Playing at home for the first time since last week's shootings in Chattanooga, Adam Brett Walker II hit his Minors-leading 25th homer en route to a 4-1 victory.

07/21/2015 | Bradley's bat double trouble yet again
Red Sox outfielder Jackie Bradley Jr. notched his second multi-homer game in four days while plating all three of Pawtucket's runs as the PawSox fell to Norfolk, 7-3.

07/20/2015 | Rome's Toussaint unhittable for six innings
No. 4 Atlanta prospect Touki Toussaint struck out a career-high eight batters in his best start since being traded as Rome fell to Lakewood, 4-0, in 11 innings Monday.

07/20/2015 | Grasshoppers' Kolek delivers sizzling start
Miami's top prospect Tyler Kolek surrendered one hit and walked two while fanning five over a career-high six innings as Class A Greensboro fell to Delmarva, 3-2.

07/20/2015 | Orioles' top Draft pick Stewart homers twice
Orioles 2015 first-round Draft pick D.J. Stewart homered in both ends of a double header as Class A Short Season Aberdeen split its twinbill with Tri-City on Monday afternoon.

07/20/2015 | Pitchers of the Week
Several top prospects are among the latest Pitchers of the Week, including the Pirates' Tyler Glasnow, the White Sox's Frankie Montas, the Rays' Brent Honeywell and Cody Reed of the D-backs.

07/20/2015 | Offensive Players of the Week
Mets No. 3 prospect Michael Conforto polished his resume for a potential Major League promotion with a strong week for Double-A Binghamton.

07/20/2015 | Cards calling up top prospect Piscotty
The Cardinals will call up top prospect Stephen Piscotty from Triple-A on Tuesday, according to reports. Piscotty has improved across the board with Memphis this season.

07/20/2015 | Prospect Roundup: Games of July 19
In the latest Prospect Roundup, the Rockies' Jon Gray misses some bats, the Reds' Phillip Ervin emerges as a dynamic threat and the Phillies' Ricardo Pinto dominates.

07/20/2015 | IL notes: Stephenson on the cusp
A more mature Robert Stephenson has become more of a pitcher than a thrower. As a result, the Reds' top prospect is on the cusp of reaching the big leagues.

07/20/2015 | PCL notes: Story savors All-Star experience
Trevor Story rejoined the Albuquerque Isotopes last week after delivering an RBI double at the Futures Game. The Rockies prospect called the experience "a bit of a dream come true."

07/20/2015 | Barreto bashes two homers for Stockton
Oakland's No. 2 prospect Franklin Barreto collected his fourth career two-homer game and John Nogowski matched him as Stockton downed Bakersfield, 8-2, on Sunday.

07/20/2015 | 'Unselfish' Bauers delivers grand gesture
Playing "unselfish baseball," Rays prospect Jake Bauers plated a career-high five runs and extended his hitting streak to 10 games in the Biscuits' 12-3 win against the Smokies.

07/19/2015 | Adams puts up zeros in Dash spot start
White Sox No. 3 prospect Spencer Adams made the most of a spot start with Class A Advanced Winston-Salem on Sunday, tossing six three-hit innings in a 3-0 blanking of Lynchburg.

07/19/2015 | Montas dazzles in return from Windy City
Returning from the All-Star Futures Game and joining the White Sox roster for a doubleheader, right-hander Frankie Montas spun five two-hit frames for the Barons.

07/19/2015 | Bird collects four hits for RailRiders
Greg Bird, the Yankees' fourth-ranked prospect, ripped four hits to tie a career high on Sunday, driving in two runs and leading Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre to a 7-1 win over Louisville.

07/19/2015 | Keys' Miranda untouchable for six frames
Ariel Miranda, pitching in his sixth stateside start since signing out of Cuba, didn't allow a hit and struck out six while walking two over six innings in Class A Frederick's 6-0 win over Potomac.

07/19/2015 | Alexander unhittable again for Connecticut
Detroit lefty Tyler Alexander did not allow a hit over three innings with a walk and three strikeouts as short-season Connecticut fell short against Hudson Valley, 3-2.

07/19/2015 | B-Mets' Cecchini, Conforto stay on rolls
Mets prospects Gavin Cecchini went 4-for-6 with four RBIs and Michael Conforto tripled on a two-hit day in Double-A Binghamton's 9-4 win over Trenton on Sunday.

07/19/2015 | Tromp ties 'Claws record with seven RBIs
After totaling two homers and 20 RBIs all season, Jiandido Tromp broke out with two long balls and seven RBIs on Sunday to power Class A Lakewood to a 13-3 rout of Rome.

07/19/2015 | Prospect Roundup: Games of July 18
In the latest Prospect Roundup, the Mets' Michael Conforto clubs a homer while the Red Sox got impressive performances from left-hander Henry Owens and infielder Rafael Devers.

07/19/2015 | Reports: Snell promoted to Triple-A Durham
The Tampa Bay Rays are promoting No. 4 prospect Blake Snell from Double-A Montgomery to Triple-A Durham, according to multiple reports.

07/19/2015 | Ports' Chapman continues breakout month
Oakland's No. 3 prospect Matt Chapman doubled twice and added a home run as Class A Advanced Stockton outlasted Bakersfield in a 14-inning marathon victory.

07/19/2015 | Hooks' Reed belts first Double-A homer
After tearing up the California League, A.J. Reed hit his first Double-A homer to regain a share of the Minor League lead and drove in five runs in Corpus Christi's 12-4 win over Frisco on Saturday.

07/19/2015 | Cowart continues raking for Salt Lake
Kaleb Cowart homered and doubled in his third straight multi-hit for Triple-A Salt Lake, which defeated visiting Reno, 6-4, on Saturday night.

07/18/2015 | Dykstra paces Senators' explosive night
Cutter Dykstra drove in a career-high six runs and fell a triple shy of the cycle Saturday night, powering Double-A Harrisburg to an 11-7 triumph over Bowie.

07/18/2015 | Hammerheads' Garcia goes the distance
Jarlin Garcia tossed a three-hitter for his first career complete game Saturday night as Class A Advanced Jupiter blanked Daytona, 6-0, to earn a split of its doubleheader.

07/18/2015 | Sanchez homers in first Triple-A at-bat
After spending parts of three seasons at Double-A, Yankees catching prospect Gary Sanchez was ready for the next level, homering in his first at-bat for Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on Saturday.

07/18/2015 | RubberDucks' Zimmer off to stellar start
Bradley Zimmer went 3-for-5 with three RBIs on Saturday, giving him hits in each of his first three Double-A games as Akron rolled to a 12-2 road win over Erie.

07/18/2015 | Stone Crabs' Honeywell blanks Yankees
Rays No. 5 prospect Brent Honeywell pitched a four-hitter for his first career complete game Saturday night as Class A Advanced Charlotte blanked Tampa, 3-0.

07/18/2015 | Prospect Roundup: Games of July 18
Houston's Domingo Santana homered in his third straight game and tied a Fresno franchise record by reaching base in his 42nd consecutive game.

07/18/2015 | KC's Almonte impresses in Triple-A debut
Miguel Almonte allowed one run on one hit and one walk while fanning eight over five innings in his first outing for the Storm Chasers, who fell to the Sounds, 4-3.

07/18/2015 | Lollis rips five hits, scores game-winner
San Francisco outfielder Ryan Lollis registered a career-high five hits and scored the game-winning run in the top of the 12th inning as Sacramento downed Tacoma, 4-3.

07/18/2015 | Biddle cruises in second Triple-A start
Philadelphia southpaw Jesse Biddle scattered three hits and a walk while striking out seven over seven innings in Lehigh Valley's 1-0 win at Rochester on Friday night.

07/18/2015 | Hops' Reed shows class in perfecto bid
No. 17 D-backs prospect Cody Reed allowed just one hit over seven innings as Hillsboro blanked Eugene, 2-0. He later shook the hand of the man who doubled off him.

07/17/2015 | Bradley doubles his power for Red Sox
Outfielder Jackie Bradley Jr. homered twice, driving in four runs and reaching base four times, as the Pawtucket Red Sox routed the Durham Bulls, 13-4, on Friday night.

07/17/2015 | Wildfire postpones Quakes-Mavs finale
High Desert's Friday night series finale with Rancho Cucamonga was postponed in Adelanto as a brush fire in the Cajon Pass grew out of control in California.

07/17/2015 | Kannapolis' Almonte intimidates again
White Sox righty Yency Almonte allowed one hit and walked three while fanning three over seven scoreless innings as Class A Kannapolis topped Hagerstown, 5-2.

07/17/2015 | Dean powers Dunedin with big night
Matt Dean homered twice and drove in a career-high six runs thanks in part to his second career grand slam as Dunedin beat St. Lucie, 10-3, on Friday.

07/17/2015 | Weaver hits new heights in Cards' shutout
Cardinals' No. 12 prospect Luke Weaver set new personal milestones by fanning eight over 7 2/3 innings to lead Palm Beach past Clearwater, 2-0, on Friday night.

07/17/2015 | Phillies summon Nola to make MLB debut
Just a month after making his Triple-A debut, top Phillies pitching prospect Aaron Nola is headed to the big leagues. He'll make his Major League bow Tuesday, the Phillies announced Friday.

07/17/2015 | NWL notes: Timing is right for Padlo
After a slow start to the season, Rockies third-base prospect Kevin Padlo has regained his timing and confidence to the detriment of Northwest League pitchers.

07/17/2015 | NYPL notes: Newman, Kramer bonding
The Pirates took Pac-12 shortstops Kevin Newman and Kevin Kramer in the first two rounds of the 2015 Draft, and the former foes are forming a partnership in Class A Short Season West Virginia's middle infield.

07/17/2015 | The Show Before the Show: Episode 16
On the latest The Show Before the Show podcast, a discussion with Mariners slugger and Team USA participant Patrick Kivelahan, plus a look back at the first half of the season.

07/17/2015 | Prospect Roundup: Games of July 16
In the latest Prospect Roundup, the Dodgers' Jose De Leon punches out 10 in five innings, the Indians' Clint Frazier goes yard and the Braves' Lucas Sims shows some promise.

07/17/2015 | Toolshed: Handing out midseason MiLBYs
Kyle Schwarber and Blake Snell take the honors for Top Offensive Player and Top Starting Pitcher of the first half of the Minor League season.

07/17/2015 | Wildest box in Potomac is Ken's Place
Ben visited with longtime Potomac Nationals fans who have created a community -- Ken's Place, in honor of their late friend -- up the first-base line at Pfitzner Stadium.

07/17/2015 | Miller fans 11 over six scoreless frames
Jared Miller recorded a career-high 11 strikeouts and allowed three hits and a walk over six innings Thursday night in Class A Short Season Hillsboro's 4-0 blanking of Eugene.

07/17/2015 | Williams keeps scorching in Texas League
Texas prospect Nick Williams stayed red-hot, going 3-for-5 with two homers and a stolen base in Double-A Frisco's 7-0 one-hit victory over visiting Corpus Christi.

07/17/2015 | San Jose's Mella takes no-no into seventh
Keury Mella took a no-hitter into the seventh inning and allowed only a solo homer in matching the longest outing of his career Thursday as Class A Advanced San Jose beat Stockton, 7-2.

07/16/2015 | Pirates' Glasnow returns to pre-injury form
Feeling his best since returning from a sprained ankle, Tyler Glasnow struck out nine over seven innings on Thursday night and pitched Double-A Altoona to a 5-0 win at Richmond.

07/16/2015 | Royals' Fernandez finds groove, zeros
Royals right-hander Pedro Fernandez finally paired his mid-90s fastball with improved command and off-speed stuff over six scoreless Thursday as Class A Lexington beat Delmarva, 7-4.

07/16/2015 | Blue Jays' Wells allows two hits in first win
Nick Wells turned in the best start of his career on Thursday night, allowing two hits and fanning eight over six innings as Bluefield blanked Bristol, 7-0, in the first game of a doubleheader.

07/16/2015 | Blue Wahoos' Skipworth alive at five
Kyle Skipworth went yard in his fifth straight game and tied a team record with his sixth homer this month as Double-A Pensacola fell to Birmingham, 4-2, on Thursday night.

07/16/2015 | Red Sox No. 10 prospect Kopech suspended
Red Sox No. 10 prospect and 2014 first-round Draft pick Michael Kopech was suspended for 50 games on Thursday after testing positive for a banned substance, Oxilofrine.

07/16/2015 | Groundskeeper faces different issues in WV
Just because the field is largely artificial doesn't mean West Virginia Black Bears groundskeeper Craig McIntosh has it easy. Ben Hill learned that a turf field has its own maintenance issues.

07/16/2015 | Pioneer notes: Survance has eyes on .400
Kyle Survance Jr. has a chance to hit .400 this season in the Pioneer League after the Angels made him their eighth-round pick in June. "I think I've always had the potential to play like this," he said.

07/16/2015 | Prospect Roundup: Games of July 15
The latest Prospect Roundup includes video of Red Sox infielder Yoan Moncada speeding around the bases, as well as homers from Phillies outfielders Carlos Tocci and Aaron Brown.

07/16/2015 | SAL notes: Rodriguez keeps brother close
Tourists pitcher Helmis Rodriguez has had to overcome many challenges to excel with the Rockies, adjusting to a new culture as well as being separated from his twin brother, a Phillies prospect.

07/16/2015 | Appy notes: Braves duo back together
Georgia natives Taylor Lewis and Ryan Lawlor were happy to be drafted by the Atlanta Braves this June, though pitching in Danville, Virginia, has taken some getting used to due to college rivalries.

07/16/2015 | MWL notes: Tribe's Sheffield cooking up K's
A first-round pick in 2014, 19-year-old lefty Justus Sheffield has learned a lot in his first full season in Lake County, from pitch selection to getting along without his brother nearby.

07/16/2015 | Nuts' McMahon bashes two more homers
Colorado prospect Ryan McMahon amassed three runs and three RBIs during Class A Advanced Modesto's 12-1 shellacking of Bakersfield on Wednesday.

07/16/2015 | Rhoades stellar in Cal League debut
With his brother in the opposing dugout and his dad in the stands, Angels right-hander Jeremy Rhoades allowed two runs on one hit in 6 1/3 innings for Inland Empire.

07/16/2015 | M's Peterson checks tape, goes yard
D.J. Peterson busted his first-half slump with time in the video room and slugged a grand slam Wednesday in Double-A Jackson's 9-6 road win over Mobile.

07/16/2015 | Roller sparks IL rally, Triple-A All-Star win
Yankees prospect Kyle Roller smacked a clutch two-run single in the ninth and was named the International League's Top Star in the IL's come-from-behind victory.

07/16/2015 | Polanco finding his form in Chiefs rotation
In his fifth start since transitioning from the bullpen, Jhonny Polanco allowed one hit and recorded a career-high eight strikeouts over six innings on Wednesday as Class A Peoria beat Beloit, 1-0.

07/16/2015 | Mets' Arias strong in St. Lucie debut
Mets right-hander Martires Arias scattered four hits over seven innings in his first Class A Advanced start en route to St. Lucie's 2-0 victory Wednesday night.

07/15/2015 | Pointer wins 'crazy' All-Star shootout
With the Eastern League All-Star Game tied, 4-4, after nine innings, Reading's Brian Pointer won the first-ever home run derby in a sudden-death shootout on Wednesday night.

07/15/2015 | Keys' Hart collects career-high five hits
Josh Hart collected a career-high five hits, including a pair of doubles, and drove in three runs on Wednesday as Frederick fell to Wilmington, 15-10, in the first game of a doubleheader.

07/15/2015 | Carolina notes: Manaea focuses on positives
Royals prospect Sean Manaea overcame a pair of injuries and developed a new changeup grip with help from Wilmington pitching coach Steve Luebber and veteran big leaguer Ryan Madson.

07/15/2015 | All-Star House has sights set on home
As an Albuquerque native, Rockies relief prospect and Eastern Leagaue All-Star Austin House knows that a promotion to Triple-A would mean a homecoming.

07/15/2015 | Report: Montas moving up to White Sox
The White Sox are calling up No. 2 prospect Frankie Montas to the Majors for their doubleheader with the Royals on Friday, according to Yahoo Sports' Jeff Passan.

07/15/2015 | Blue Jays promote Hoffman to Double-A
Blue Jays No. 3 prospect Jeff Hoffman has been promoted from Class A Advanced Dunedin to Double-A New Hampshire, the Fisher Cats announced Wednesday.

07/15/2015 | Prospect Roundup: Games of July 14
Rockies catcher Dom Nunez continued what's been a dominant second half for Class A Asheville, and Rangers prospect Jairo Beras teed off for Class A Hickory.

07/15/2015 | Santana lives out Pioneer love story
Ogden right-hander Dennis Santana didn't have a great start on Wednesday, but the Dodgers prospect had a wonderful day nonetheless, getting married in a pregame wedding ceremony.

07/15/2015 | Stock Watch: First-Half All-Risers team
In the latest Stock Watch, Jake Seiner presents the First-Half All-Risers team, featuring prospects who most improved their reputation in the first half of 2015.

07/15/2015 | Cal notes: Senzatela cruising on slider
Rockies right-hander Antonio Senzatela added a tough new pitch to go with his fearless attitude on the mound and the Nuts are reaping the benefits of his 2.53 ERA.

07/15/2015 | FSL notes: Alford starting his ascent
Anthony Alford only started focusing on baseball full-time this offseason, but the Blue Jays outfield prospect has already begun his ascension with a seamless midseason move to Dunedin.

07/14/2015 | Kneeland drives in four in 'Birds blowout
Cameron Kneeland set a career high with four RBIs to continue a hot streak and lead Class A Delmarva to an 18-6 romp over Lexington on Tuesday night at Perdue Stadium.

07/14/2015 | Moncada, Drive overcome Garcia, 'Jackets
Yoan Moncada went yard for the second game in a row on Tuesday night as Class A Greenville overcame a two-homer night from Aramis Garcia and edged visiting Augusta, 7-6.

07/14/2015 | Fan fave Falu makes first All-Star team
In his eighth season at the Triple-A level, more than five of which were spent in Omaha, Irving Falu gets the chance to thrill his former fans at Wednesday's All-Star Game.

07/14/2015 | Managers Tracy, Bonifay ejected in dispute
Quad Cities manager Josh Bonifay, Burlington skipper Chad Tracy and River Bandits coach Tim Garland were all ejected after a shouting match nearly turned into a physical altercation during a Midwest League game on Monday night.

07/14/2015 | Prospect Roundup: Games of July 13
Today's Prospect Roundup features two hot Biscuits, a big fly for the A's Franklin Barreto and more scoreless, walk-free results from Cardinals left-hander Corey Littrell.

07/14/2015 | Texas notes: Pinder rolls with the punches
Chad Pinder settled into second base at Stockton last year before a pair of trades by the A's opened up a need a shortstop, and the 2013 second-rounder is embracing the change with the RockHounds.

07/14/2015 | Women's sports heroes in spotlight in Bowie
Veterans of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League will be on hand to honor women in sports in Bowie. In Lake Elsinore, the Storm tackle doughnut safety awareness.

07/14/2015 | Southern notes: McKinney stays consistent
Billy McKinney began the year back in Class A Advanced with Myrtle Beach, but soon hit his way out of the Carolina League and has maintained those numbers in his first taste of Double-A in Tennessee.

07/14/2015 | Indians promote Zimmer to Double-A
Cleveland's No. 3 prospect Bradley Zimmer is ticketed for Double-A. The Indians promoted the outfielder to Akron after his appearance in the Futures Game in Cincinnati.

07/14/2015 | Landoni goes 5-for-5 in back-to-back games
After tying a career high in the previous game, Braves' Emerson Landoni went 5-for-5 for the second straight outing Monday in Mississippi's 4-3 loss at Chattanooga.

07/14/2015 | Alvarez outlasts O'Brien to win Derby
Baltimore prospect Dariel Alvarez belted six home runs in the final round to outlast Arizona's Peter O'Brien and capture the Triple-A Home Run Derby belt in Omaha.

07/14/2015 | Doran dominates in Rawhide's walk-off win
Ryan Doran was perfect for five innings, allowing two hits and two walks over 6 1/3 scoreless innings as Class A Advanced Visalia beat Bakersfield, 5-4.

07/14/2015 | Chirinos dazzles again for Bowling Green
Tampa Bay righty Yonny Chirinos continued his sparkling season with six more shutout innings, allowing one hit and leading Bowling Green over West Michigan, 4-2.

07/13/2015 | Reds also see power from Skipworth
While Todd Frazier won the big league Home Run Derby, Kyle Skipworth represented the Reds' power at the Double-A level with his third homer in three games for the Blue Wahoos.

07/13/2015 | Meisner rolls with punches for St. Lucie
No. 15 Mets prospect Casey Meisner allowed four hits while walking three and fanning three over six scoreless innings as Class A Advanced St. Lucie held off Lakeland, 5-3.

07/13/2015 | Offensive Players of the Week
The latest Players of the Week highlight strong performances from the Twins' Oswaldo Arcia, the Astros' A.J. Reed, the Red Sox's Javier Guerra and the Yankees' Tyler Wade.

07/13/2015 | Pitchers of the Week
Kyle Drabek improved on his Triple-A resume in his first season with the White Sox and Ryan Merritt threw Double-A Akron's first no-hitter since 2012.

07/13/2015 | Padres' Asencio plates six for Missions
Padres' No. 27 prospect Yeison Asencio drove in six runs for Double-A San Antonio on Monday, including a first-inning grand slam in a 6-5 win over Tulsa.

07/13/2015 | Prospect Roundup: Games of July 12
In today's Prospect Roundup, the Twins' Jorge Polanco gets four hits, the Nationals' Reynaldo Lopez misses some bats and the Cardinals' Jack Flaherty slims his ERA.

07/12/2015 | Rockies' Rodgers homers on five-hit night
Third overall pick Brendan Rodgers went 5-for-6 with a homer, four runs scored and three RBIs on Sunday in Rookie-level Grand Junction's 16-3 win over Billings.

07/12/2015 | Harrison returns with bang for Lookouts
After missing seven games with stomach inflammation, Twins' Travis Harrison matched a career high with five RBIs in his return to the Lookouts on Sunday afternoon.

07/12/2015 | Guerra, Moncada power Drive romp
Javier Guerra homered twice and fellow Red Sox top prospect Yoan Moncada went 3-for-5 with a homer, double and three RBIs on Sunday in Class A Greenville's 9-3 win at Asheville.

07/12/2015 | Three pitchers combine for Bats no-hitter
Using collective Major League experience, Tony Cingrani, David Holmberg and Sam LeCure combined for Louisville's first nine-inning no-hitter on Sunday.

07/12/2015 | Bandits' Ferrell takes no-hitter into eighth
Justin Ferrell, who had not pitched past the fifth inning in his first four games this season, took a no-hitter into the eighth and picked up his second win on Sunday as Class A Quad Cities beat Burlington, 3-2.

07/12/2015 | Schwarber leads U.S. to Futures Game rout
No. 2 Cubs prospect Kyle Schwarber hit a two-run triple and Josh Bell (Pirates) and Trea Turner (Nationals) also had two RBIs apiece Sunday as the U.S. rolled to a 10-1 win at the Futures Game.

07/12/2015 | Lugnuts' McBroom unstoppable at plate
Blue Jays prospect Ryan McBroom went 6-for-6 with a double, homer and four RBIs to tie the MWL league record for hits in a game as Class A Lansing fell short against Dayton, 10-9, in 13 innings.

07/12/2015 | Bird's big game lifts Severino, RailRiders
Greg Bird belted a homer and plated four runs while Luis Severino tossed five one-hit innings as Scranton/Wilkes-Barre routed Buffalo, 8-1, on Sunday afternoon.

07/12/2015 | Prospect Roundup: Games of July 11
Hunter Renfroe had five hits, including a homer, in a doubleheader while Chase Johnson tossed seven one-hit innings for San Jose on Saturday night.

07/12/2015 | Duvall belts three homers for River Cats
Adam Duvall belted three homers for the first time in his career on Saturday night, equaling the Triple-A Sacramento team record in a 7-3 loss to visiting Fresno.

07/12/2015 | New father De Jong cycles out of slump
Back from paternity leave, Scott De Jong broke out of a slump by hitting for the cycle on a 4-for-4, three-RBI night in Rookie-level Ogden's 12-5 triumph at Great Falls on Saturday.

07/12/2015 | Reed posts zeros again for Hillsboro
Cody Reed posted his second consecutive scoreless outing, holding Spokane to three hits over six innings on Saturday night in Class A Short Season Hillsboro's 9-0 romp.

07/11/2015 | Mader turns Power off for Grasshoppers
With all three of his pitches working, Michael Mader pitched eight three-hit frames for his first win since May 29 as Class A Greensboro edged West Virginia, 1-0, on Saturday night.

07/11/2015 | Dragons' Strahan stays hot, blanks Lugnuts
Wyatt Strahan allowed three hits over six scoreless innings, overcoming three walks by striking out five, as Class A Dayton held off Lansing, 4-3, on Saturday night..

07/11/2015 | Diaz dazzles in shutout for St. Lucie
Mets prospect Miller Diaz allowed three hits over a career-high eight innings and fanned seven as Class A Advanced St. Lucie blanked Lakeland, 3-0.

07/11/2015 | Mikolas hits for the cycle for Pulaski
Nathan Mikolas' two-run homer in the ninth inning completed the first cycle in the Appalachian League in nearly three years as Pulaski beat Greeneville, 9-3, on Saturday.

07/11/2015 | Merritt tosses 'Ducks' first no-no since '12
Ryan Merritt needed only 78 pitches to throw a seven-inning no-hitter Saturday as Double-A Akron blanked visiting Reading, 1-0, in the first game of an Eastern League doubleheader.

07/11/2015 | Red Sox bring lefty Johnson to Majors
The Boston Red Sox promoted left-hander Brian Johnson, their sixth-ranked prospect, from Triple-A Pawtucket as Clay Buchholz went on the disabled list with a right elbow strain.

07/11/2015 | Prospect Roundup: Games of July 10
White Sox prospect Micah Johnson collected four hits over a doubleheader for Triple-A Charlotte, and Brewers prospect Monte Harrison did the same for Rookie-level Helena.

07/11/2015 | Rawhide's Haniger belts two home runs
Mitch Haniger belted two homers to continue the hot start to his California League stay and power Class A Advanced Visalia to a 7-5 triumph over Stockton on Friday night.

07/11/2015 | Tapia extends on-base streak for Nuts
Raimel Tapia singled three times and walked twice on Friday night, extending his on-base streak to 11 plate appearances and rallying Modesto to a 7-5 win over Inland Empire.

07/11/2015 | JetHawks' Reed continues road trip tear
A.J. Reed socked his 23rd home run to claim a share of the Minor League lead on a four-RBI night Friday as Class A Advanced Lancaster rolled past Rancho Cucamonga, 10-0.

07/11/2015 | Barbosa spins gem in Mississippi debut
Two months after being released by the D-backs, Andrew Barbosa struck out 12 over seven three-hit innings in his Braves organizational debut Friday as Mississippi beat Chattanooga, 9-0.

07/11/2015 | Williams perfect at the plate in twinbill
Over the course of Double-A Frisco's doubleheader sweep at Northwest Arkansas on Friday, Nick Williams went 7-for-7 with a homer and reached base eight times.

07/10/2015 | Drive's Devers delivers four-hit game
Rafael Devers snapped out of a slump by going 4-for-4 with a walk and a run scored Friday night as Class A Greenville fell to Asheville, 9-6, at McCormick Field.

07/10/2015 | Streaking Cecchini collects four hits
Gavin Cecchini extended his hitting streak to 11 games by going 4-for-5 with a triple, an RBI and two runs scored Friday night, helping Double-A Binghamton top Portland, 7-3.

07/10/2015 | Curve's Glasnow has best start since return
Tyler Glasnow struck out seven over six one-hit innings, facing two batters over the minimum, to earn his first win since May 1 as Double-A Altoona beat Bowie, 8-5, on Friday night.

07/10/2015 | Lail blanks Squirrels in longest outing
Brady Lail allowed three hits over 7 2/3 scoreless frames in the longest outing of his career Friday night before Double-A Trenton walked off with a 3-2, 10-inning win over Richmond.

07/10/2015 | DSL Brewers outfielder Estades suspended
Brewers Minor League outfielder Ariel Estades was suspended for 72 games on Friday after testing positive for a banned steroid.

07/10/2015 | NWL notes: Rangers' Tate easing into role
The first pitcher taken in the 2015 Draft, Dillon Tate has made just one appearance since joining Spokane but is taking the opportunity to observe the more seasoned players on the club.

07/10/2015 | Views, quirks and pepperoni in West Virginia
The West Virginia Black Bears are one of the Minors' newest teams in 2015, and their ballpark instantly became a must-see for locals in Monongalia County. MiLB.com's Ben Hill explored the stadium.

07/10/2015 | Prospect Roundup: Games of July 9
In the latest Prospect Roundup, the Yankees' Jorge Mateo gets more stolen bases, the Mets' Eudor Garcia gets another homer and the Rays' Taylor Guerrieri dominates.

07/10/2015 | NYPL notes: Benintendi makes the jump
Outfielder Andrew Benintendi, the seventh overall pick by the Red Sox in the 2015 Draft, is quickly showing why he was ranked so highly in his first week with the Lowell Spinners.

07/10/2015 | Toolshed: Future coming to Cincinnati
Before the Reds send outfielder Yorman Rodriguez, outfielder/first baseman Kyle Waldrop and left-hander Amir Garrett to the Futures Game in Cincinnati, Sam Dykstra checks in on their progress.

07/10/2015 | Tapia posts first four-hit night for Modesto
Raimel Tapia, the Rockies' No. 6 prospect, tripled, drove in two runs and scored twice to lead Class A Advanced Modesto to a 7-4 victory over Inland Empire on Thursday.

07/10/2015 | San Jose's Agosta tosses up eight zeros
San Francisco righty Martin Agosta scattered three hits and a walk while whiffing eight over a career-high eight innings in San Jose's 3-0 shutout of Bakersfield.

07/10/2015 | Brewers first-rounder Clark hits for cycle
The Brewers' 2015 first-round pick, Trent Clark, cycled in his seventh professional game Thursday, smacking a grand slam for his first homer in the AZL Brewers' 18-4 win.

07/10/2015 | Arcia delivers another three-hit game
Top Milwaukee prospect Orlando Arcia doubled twice, drove in three runs and stole two bases Thursday to help lead Double-A Biloxi to an 8-5 victory over Tennessee.

07/10/2015 | Angels' Ellis adjusts, shines for Travs
Arkansas pitching coach Pat Rice tweaked Chris Ellis' delivery last week and that helped the Angels' right-hander toss six frames in a 4-0 win over Midland on Thursday.

07/10/2015 | Angels' Moyer delivers at plate for Owlz
Hutton Moyer drove in four runs in the first game of a doubleheader, then scored once in the nightcap as Rookie-level Orem swept visiting Billings on Thursday.

07/09/2015 | Returned Smith in control for Wahoos
In his return from the big leagues, Cincinnati righty Josh Smith fanned 10 and allowed three hits over eight shutout innings in Pensacola's 3-2 win over Montgomery.

07/09/2015 | Cubs' Tseng flirts with perfect game
Cubs right-hander Jen-Ho Tseng returned his focus to fastball command and took a perfecto bid into the seventh in Myrtle Beach's 1-0 loss to Winston-Salem.

07/09/2015 | Shaffer's big night represents resurgence
Tampa Bay's No. 20 prospect Richie Shaffer launched a pair of solo homers and tied a career high with four hits as Durham defeated Charlotte, 10-8, on Thursday night.

07/09/2015 | Appy notes: Mets' Mazeika catching on fast
Mets catcher Patrick Mazeika is using his experience calling games in the Cape Cod League as he transitions to the Minors, where he's hitting .327 after two weeks with Rookie-level Kingsport.

07/09/2015 | Jenkins makes it even 100 in Gwinnett debut
Braves No. 10 prospect tossed seven scoreless innings in his Triple-A Gwinnett debut to lead the Braves to a 1-0 win over Norfolk on Thursday. In so doing, he reached 100 innings for the first time.

07/09/2015 | Adams embraces role as 'Gossip Queen'
Mike Adams is more than a 24-year-old reliever in the Boston organization. He's also "gossip queen" of the Salem Red Sox clubhouse -- a role he fully embraces.

07/09/2015 | MWL notes: Rays' Williams aiming for stars
Justin Williams, who joined the Rays organization from the D-backs in the deal for Jeremy Hellickson, has seen a sharp rise in his batting average since moving to the fourth spot in the Hot Rods' lineup.

07/09/2015 | Prospect Roundup: Games of July 8
The latest Prospect Roundup includes home runs from Rangers third baseman Joey Gallo, Mets first baseman Dominic Smith and Pirates first baseman Josh Bell.

07/09/2015 | SAL notes: Yanks' Aune finding his groove
After the Yankees persuaded Austin Aune to focus on baseball rather than football, the outfielder has improved in his three years of pro ball and is enjoying his best season yet with the RiverDogs.

07/09/2015 | Pioneer notes: Nevin had head start
The son of former big-leaguer Phil Nevin, Rockies first-round pick and Grand Junction infielder Tyler Nevin spent his formative years in baseball clubhouses observing every move.

07/09/2015 | Balog stingy in hit department for Nuts
Colorado right-hander Alex Balog allowed one hit and one walk over seven dominant innings as Class A Advanced Modesto shut out Inland Empire, 7-0, on Wednesday.

07/09/2015 | Clark homers twice to continue hot start
After going hitless in his pro debut, Rangers outfielder Ledarius Clark has recorded a hit in every game since, adding four knocks in Spokane's 9-0 blanking of Boise.

07/09/2015 | Homer blasts hole in McGowin's no-no
Angels' No. 15 prospect Kyle McGowin lost his bid for a no-hitter on the first pitch of the seventh, but retired the next five batters in Arkansas' 3-2 win over Midland.

07/09/2015 | Biscuits' Pruitt like butter in three-hitter
Tampa Bay righty Austin Pruitt scattered three hits for his first complete-game shutout in Double-A Montgomery's 1-0 win over Biloxi. The righty didn't allow a walk.

07/08/2015 | Volcanoes' Vizcaino making his own mark
San Francisco prospect Jose Vizcaino smacked three hits and homered for the second straight game as Salem-Keizer was defeated by Tri-City, 9-7, on Wednesday.

07/08/2015 | Stephenson twirls six scoreless frames
Reds right-hander Robert Stephenson worked wonders while behind in the count Wednesday, walking just one while tossing six scoreless in Louisville's 3-2 win over Indianapolis.

07/08/2015 | Leyer extends shutout streak to 14 frames
Right-hander Robinson Leyer allowed just two hits over seven innings to help Class A Advanced Winston-Salem blank Myrtle Beach, 5-0, on Wednesday night.

07/08/2015 | Cosart's hitless outing backed by Basabe
Jake Cosart didn't allow a hit over five frames while Luis Alexander Basabe homered from both sides of the plate and made a key catch to lead Lowell past West Virginia, 4-1, on Wednesday.

07/08/2015 | Pirates' Taillon undergoes hernia surgery
No. 2 Pirates prospect Jameson Taillon underwent surgery to repair an inguinal hernia Wednesday and is expected to miss eight weeks, according to the team.

07/08/2015 | White Sox reliever Guerra suspended
White Sox right-hander Javy Guerra of the Charlotte Knights was suspended for 50 games without pay Wednesday after failing his second drug test.

07/08/2015 | Former Braves righty Johnson killed in crash
Former Braves Minor Leaguer Joe Johnson and his father were killed when their small plane collided with an Air Force F-16 fighter jet near Charleston, South Carolina on Tuesday.

07/08/2015 | Hartford Yard Goats reveal logos, colors
The Hartford Yard Goats, who will begin play at brand-new Dunkin' Donuts Park next April, unveiled their logos and colors at a press conference Wednesday afternoon.

07/08/2015 | Prospect Roundup: Games of July 7
Rob Refsnyder, Kyle Schwarber and Gary Sanchez all stayed hot at the plate for their respective clubs to highlight the best prospect performances in the Minors on Tuesday.

07/08/2015 | Cal notes: Hard-luck Lemond stays upbeat
Lake Elsinore right-hander Zech Lemond isn't letting a slow start to the year get him down. "It's been a struggle for me mentally, for sure," he said. "It's tough, but you've got to get through it."

07/08/2015 | FSL notes: Brown happy with position choice
Phillies No. 19 prospect Aaron Brown dazzled on the mound in his senior year of college, leading all Division 1 pitchers with 13 wins, but he's happy to now be a full-time outfielder with Clearwater.

07/08/2015 | Carolina notes: Zagunis setting the table
When Myrtle Beach was looking for a new leadoff hitter to replace the promoted Jacob Hannemann, Mark Zagunis' name quickly came up, and the 22-year-old outfielder is showing a knack for his new role.

07/08/2015 | Rainiers' Montero stays hot with four RBIs
Jesus Montero collected four RBIs and recorded his first career two-triple game while going 3-for-4 on Tuesday night, helping Triple-A Tacoma edge Fresno, 8-7.

07/08/2015 | Biscuits' Rickard walks into record book
Joey Rickard broke the Southern League record by drawing six walks on Tuesday night. He also stole three bases and scored twice in Double-A Montgomery's 10-7 win over visiting Biloxi.

07/08/2015 | Field homers in fourth straight game
Austin native Tommy Field homered in his fourth straight game on Tuesday night, slugging a solo shot in Triple-A Round Rock's 4-2 loss to visiting Nashville.

07/08/2015 | Keys' refreshed Hess thriving after break
After a tough first half, Orioles right-hander David Hess has pitched well since the All-Star Game, tossing seven one-hit frames in the Keys' 4-3 win over the Blue Rocks.

07/07/2015 | Isotopes' Gray feeling 'almost invincible'
Jon Gray allowed three hits and struck out eight over six innings on Tuesday night, pitching Triple-A Albuquerque to a 3-0 blanking of Las Vegas, 3-0, in the opener of a doubleheader.

07/07/2015 | Good Knights: Marrero, Saladino belt slams
Outfielder Chris Marrero and third baseman Tyler Saladino teed off with the bases loaded as Charlotte clubbed five homers in a 17-6 romp over Durham on Tuesday night.

07/07/2015 | Tarpley throws rain-shortened no-hitter
Stephen Tarpley, the Pirates' No. 23 prospect, struck out four over six innings for his fifth win as West Virginia downed Delmarva, 3-0, at Appalachian Power Park on Tuesday.

07/07/2015 | Prospect Roundup: Games of July 6
In the latest Prospect Roundup, the Cardinals' Stephen Piscotty hits two doubles, the Blue Jays' Matt Boyd rebounds and the Red Sox's Michael Chavis and Rafael Devers go long.

07/07/2015 | Batchelor ready to bring the heat to Norfolk
Professional stuntman Ted Batchelor takes his unique talent to Norfolk on Friday when he sets himself aflame for a run around the bases. In Reading, the Phillie Phanatic reunites with old pals.

07/07/2015 | Texas notes: Hazelbaker seizes opportunity
It's been a whirlwind season for Cardinals outfielder Jeremy Hazelbaker, who went from being released to appearing in the Texas League All-Star Game to earning a promotion to Triple-A.

07/07/2015 | Stock Watch: Shaffer's sudden success
After early struggles in the Minors, Rays infielder Richie Shaffer abandoned the things that made him successful in college. Now he's back to his old form with Triple-A Durham.

07/07/2015 | EL notes: Healthy Murphy powering Cats
A year after a shoulder injury limited him to just 27 games, New Britain Rock Cats catcher Tom Murphy is enjoying a fantastic rebound season and a couple of well-deserved honors.

07/07/2015 | Southern notes: Reed follows his own route
Outfielder Michael Reed, a fifth-round selection in the 2011 Draft who bypassed Ole Miss and accepted an over-slot bonus with the Brewers, is putting together a breakout season with Biloxi.

07/07/2015 | I-Cubs' arms deliver in one-hit shutout
Chicago southpaw Jeffry Antigua took a no-hit bid into the sixth inning and Carl Edwards Jr. and Blake Cooper finished the effort in Iowa's 2-0 win over New Orleans.

07/07/2015 | Diaz spins his best start with Generals
Mariners right-hander Edwin Diaz tossed six one-hit frames while first baseman Jordy Lara collected his third straight multi-hit game in Jackson's 2-1 win over Mississippi.

07/07/2015 | P-Nats' Giolito stays positive, fans 10
Top Washington prospect Lucas Giolito allowed an unearned run on three hits and a walk over six innings, but Potomac fell to Wilmington, 2-1, in 10 innings.

07/06/2015 | Cortes keys triple play, win for Pulaski
Nestor Cortes dove and combined with third baseman Allen Valerio and Matt Duran on the Minors' ninth such feat of the year in the Yankees' 2-1 win over the Braves.

07/06/2015 | Ficociello lifts Lakeland to win in 21st
Detroit's No. 26 prospect Dominic Ficociello blasted a walk-off home run to lead Class A Advanced Lakeland to a 2-1 win over Dunedin in the longest Minors game of the season.

07/06/2015 | Renegades' Yepez rolls in hitless outing
Rays righty Angel Yepez struck our four and walked two, retiring the last 15 in order over a career-high six frames Monday in Hudson Valley's 7-5 win over Staten Island.

07/06/2015 | Odorizzi sharp in final rehab with Crabs
Jake Odorizzi is expected to make his way back to Tampa Bay on Tuesday after allowing two hits over 5 2/3 innings to help blank Palm Beach, 4-0, on Monday night.

07/06/2015 | Mud Hens' Moya continues power surge
Tigers top prospect Steven Moya homered twice Monday in Triple-A Toledo's 3-2 win over Columbus and has gone deep four times in his last three games.

07/06/2015 | Offensive Players of the Week
The Giants' Christian Arroyo and Brewers' Clint Coulter -- both former first-round picks -- landed among the latest Offensive Players of the Week for the week ending July 5.

07/06/2015 | Pitchers of the Week
Marlins prospect Adam Conley showed off All-Star form for New Orleans, and Dereck Rodriguez, son of Pudge, continued to his transition for Elizabethton.

07/06/2015 | Prospect Roundup: Games of July 5
In today's Prospect Roundup, the Dodgers' Corey Seager slugs a homer, the Rangers' Lewis Brinson goes long and a Dodgers hurler experiments with a knuckleball.

07/06/2015 | PCL notes: Blair to pitch for Team USA
D-backs prospect Aaron Blair has made four starts for Reno since a promotion to Triple-A. But his next appearance will come for Team USA at the Pan Am Games in Canada.

07/06/2015 | IL notes: Mahtook dealing with ups, downs
A year after taking the International League by storm, Mikie Mahtook has been scuffling for Durham. But that's not necessarily a bad thing, Bulls manager Jared Sandberg said.

07/05/2015 | Pelicans' Torrez tosses three-hitter
Daury Torrez gave up three hits and struck out six over seven innings and was credited with a rain-shortened shutout Sunday as Class A Advanced Myrtle Beach thumped Carolina, 12-0.

07/05/2015 | Reid-Foley thrives in debut with Dunedin
Blue Jays' No. 6 prospect Sean Reid-Foley allowed only two hits in five scoreless innings in Dunedin's suspended 1-1 contest against Lakeland on Sunday.

07/05/2015 | Potomac's Pivetta flirts with perfect game
With his changeup and curveball finally clicking Sunday, Nick Pivetta retired the first 19 batters he faced and recorded a career-high nine strikeouts in Potomac's 3-1 win over Wilmington.

07/05/2015 | Raptors' Calhoun plates career-high five
Dodgers fourth-round pick Willie Calhoun homered, doubled and drove in five runs Sunday to lead Rookie-level Ogden to a 12-2 win over visiting Grand Junction.

07/05/2015 | Conley spins second straight shutout for Z's
Miami's No. 6 prospect Adam Conley allowed just two hits while striking out seven over seven innings to lead Triple-A New Orleans to a rain-shortened 2-0 win.

07/05/2015 | Cotto steals five bases for H-Brewers
After going undrafted, Omar Cotto is taking advantage of his time on the diamond. The outfielder was aggressive on the basepaths as Helena topped Billings, 5-1.

07/05/2015 | Brosher sets Cyclones mark with seven RBIs
Mets catching prospect Brandon Brosher hit a grand slam and a three-run double for a franchise-record seven RBIs as short-season Brooklyn beat Williamsport, 9-2.

07/05/2015 | Yanks' Sanchez homers in third straight
Yankees No. 7 prospect Gary Sanchez is discovering himself at the plate this year and hitting more homers than ever. He went deep again Sunday in Double-A Trenton's 14-2 romp over Reading.

07/05/2015 | Prospect Roundup: Games of July 4
In today's Prospect Roundup, the Pirates' Tyler Glasnow brings some big heat, the Yankees' Gary Sanchez homers again and the Padres' Hunter Renfroe stays on a roll.

07/05/2015 | After 'OK' bullpen, Faria no-hits Shuckers
Although he didn't feel great in his pregame bullpen session Saturday, Jacob Faria pitched seven hitless innings and struck out a career-high 14 in Double-A Montgomery's 7-2 win over Biloxi.

07/05/2015 | Stanley snaps slump with five-hit night
Cody Stanley busted out of a 1-for-17 slump with his first career five-hit night, driving in four runs as Triple-A Memphis crushed Colorado Springs, 15-1, on Saturday night.

07/05/2015 | Spinners' Benintendi slugs first pro homer
Red Sox top Draft pick Andrew Benintendi slugged his first professional homer on his second straight two-hit night Saturday as Class A Short Season Lowell edged Tri-City, 6-5.

07/05/2015 | Almonte falls one out short of no-hitter
Working on being more aggressive, White Sox right-hander Yency Almonte fell one out shy of a no-hitter, striking out six as the Intimidators edged Augusta, 1-0.

07/05/2015 | Sans stride, Loons' Verdugo busts out
Since ditching an ill-advised leg kick from his swing last month, Alex Verdugo has been white hot. He picked up three more hits, including a homer, in Class A Great Lakes' 6-5 loss to West Michigan.

07/04/2015 | Yankees' Coshow shines in starting role
Former closer Cale Coshow allowed three hits over six innings and was credited with a rain-shortened shutout Saturday as Class A Advanced Tampa blanked Daytona, 2-0.

07/04/2015 | Zephyrs' Urena goes the distance
Jose Urena recorded his first career nine-inning complete game, tossing a five-hitter on Saturday night as Triple-A New Orleans blanked visiting Iowa, 7-0.

07/04/2015 | Toussaint records first win since trade
After walking five and hitting two batters in his Braves' debut, Touki Toussaint was disappointed rain ended a much sharper outing early on Saturday as Class A Rome topped Charleston, 1-0.

07/04/2015 | Prospect Roundup: Games of July 3
Cubs prospect Kyle Schwarber reached base five times, going 4-for-4 with three RBIs for Triple-A Iowa, and the D-backs' Brandon Drury lifted his PCL batting average to .372.

07/04/2015 | River Bandits' Bregman collects three hits
Alex Bregman, the second overall pick in this year's Draft, set career highs with three hits and three runs scored Friday night in Class A Quad Cities' 9-1 romp over Peoria.

07/04/2015 | Harrison, Helena survive Medina's big night
Monte Harrison ripped a career-best five hits and accounted for seven runs as Rookie-level Helena overcame Reydel Medina's three homers in a 12-9, 14-inning win at Billings.

07/04/2015 | Stankiewicz goes the distance for Salem
Teddy Stankiewicz turned in the first complete-game shutout of his career on Friday night, pitching a three-hitter and striking out nine as Class A Advanced Salem beat Myrtle Beach, 3-0.

07/04/2015 | Reyes fans career-high 12 in Gnats shutout
Scarlyn Reyes recorded a career-high 12 strikeouts and pitched a four-hitter for his second complete game as a pro Friday as Class A Savannah beat Augusta, 3-0, to split its doubleheader.

07/04/2015 | Drillers' Cotton rough on Corpus Christi
Jharel Cotton struck out seven and gave up four hits over six innings in his third Double-A start on Friday as Tulsa blanked visiting Corpus Christi, 5-0.

07/03/2015 | Threshers' Imhof shines before record crowd
In front of the largest crowd in team history, Matt Imhof allowed one hit over a career-high six innings Friday night as Class A Advanced Clearwater blanked visiting Tampa, 3-0.

07/03/2015 | Lujan's bat supports arm for Squirrels
After helping himself with an RBI single, Matt Lujan carried a no-hitter into the seventh on Friday night before Double-A Richmond fell at Harrisburg, 5-4, in 10 innings.

07/03/2015 | Doyle twirls two-hit gem for Baysox
Terry Doyle pitched a two-hitter and struck out eight en route to his second complete game of the season Friday night as Double-A Bowie cruised to a 7-0 victory over Akron.

07/03/2015 | Reds promote Stephenson to Triple-A
The Reds promoted on Friday promoted Robert Stephenson to Louisville, where the organization's top prospect was scheduled to make his Triple-A debut.

07/03/2015 | Bucs' Taillon to undergo surgery for hernia
Jameson Taillon suffered a setback in his return from Tommy John surgery, the Pirates announced Friday. Pittsburgh's No. 2 prospect will undergo surgery next week to repair an inguinal hernia and is likely to miss the rest of the season.

07/03/2015 | The Show Before the Show: Episode 14
On the latest Show Before the Show podcast, hosts Tyler Maun and Jake Seiner sit down to talk screwballs with the Rays' Brent Honeywell and preview the Futures Game.

07/03/2015 | Prospect Roundup: Games of July 2
In today's Prospect Roundup, the Giants' Mac Williamson gets four hits, the Royals' Jorge Bonifacio stays hot and the Angels' Roberto Baldoquin finally busts out.

07/03/2015 | Tides exec Rosenfield sets schedule
Since 1969, Norfolk Tides executive vice president Dave Rosenfield has spent roughly 200 hours per year setting the International League schedule by hand.

07/03/2015 | NWL notes: Hops' Reed exudes confidence
With a four-inning, no-hit performance in one start and an eight-strikeout game in the next, Arizona prospect Cody Reed has made his presence felt with Hillsboro in the Northwest League.

07/03/2015 | Toolshed: Evaluating Triple-A park factors
Albuquerque and Charlotte have the two most hitter-friendly parks in the Minors, while New Orleans and Sacramento are more favorable to pitchers, MiLB.com's Sam Dykstra writes.

07/03/2015 | NYPL notes: Nats' Fedde feeling good
The 18th overall pick in the 2014 Draft, Erick Fedde had his pro debut delayed by Tommy John surgery. But after two starts this year for Auburn, the righty seems on his way to getting back on track.

07/03/2015 | Moore is more: Spokane infielder plates six
Texas prospect Dylan Moore hit a grand slam and doubled to collect six RBIs in his 13th professional game as Class A Short Season crushed Vancouver, 17-2.

07/03/2015 | Devils' Kennedy continues strong debut
San Diego right-hander Brett Kennedy continued his strong debut season with three more hitless innings Thursday night for Class A Short Season Tri-City.

07/03/2015 | Bach changes roles, still shines for Suns
Washington lefty Connor Bach moved back into the rotation after three straight relief outings and dominated over six innings tin Hagerstown's 5-0 win over Greensboro.

07/03/2015 | Outfielder Sturgeon picks up Portland win
Portland's Cole Sturgeon picked up the victory in his first professional pitching appearance and scored the game-winning run in a 6-5 win over New Hampshire.

07/02/2015 | Waszak takes no-no into seventh
Atlanta right-handed prospect Andrew Waszak gives up one run on one hit over 6 2/3 innings as Carolina defeated Winston-Salem, 3-1, on Thursday night.

07/02/2015 | Marshall goes distance for Rock Cats
Colorado right-hander Brett Marshall threw a three-hit shutout, striking out eight and walking two over nine innings in Double-A New Britain's 10-0 romp over Reading.

07/02/2015 | Appy notes: Jays have Wise guy on their side
Carl Wise made his stint in Bluefield short, going 8-for-31 in seven games before earning a promotion to Vancouver. Still, the third baseman is adjusting after becoming a fourth-round pick last month.

07/02/2015 | Wahoos' Wright makes best 2015 start
Cincinnati right-hander Daniel Wright gave up two hits and struck out six over seven shutout innings to earn his fourth win as Pensacola edged Jacksonville, 2-1, on Thursday.

07/02/2015 | Mets' Ynoa throws one-hit shutout
No. 11 Mets prospect Gabriel Ynoa picked up his fourth career complete-game shutout Thursday, allowing just one hit as Double-A Binghamton blanked Erie, 5-0.

07/02/2015 | Tigers first-rounder Stewart homers in rout
Tigers first-round pick Christin Stewart homered and fifth-rounder Cam Gibson blasted a grand slam to lead Connecticut past Lowell, 11-2, on Thursday night.

07/02/2015 | Mets catcher Abreu suspended 80 games
Mets' Minor League catcher Adrian Abreu was suspended for 80 games without pay Thursday after testing positive for a banned steroid.

07/02/2015 | Track international free agent signings
The Major League Baseball international free agent signing period opened for business Thursday. Find out where MLB.com's top 30 prospects have signed so far.

07/02/2015 | MWL notes: Jays' Reid-Foley 'not afraid'
When he's not keeping tabs on how his brother David is doing with Great Lakes, Lansing starter Sean Reid-Foley is refining a fastball-changeup combination that has produced 79 strikeouts in 15 games.

07/02/2015 | Banuelos, Davidson among IL All-Stars
The International League revealed its preliminary roster for the Triple-A All-Star Game on July 15 in Omaha.

07/02/2015 | Prospect Roundup: Games of July 1
In today's Prospect Roundup, the Pirates' Alen Hanson hits a homer, the Brewers' Clint Coulter rips three doubles and the Red Sox's Rafael Devers powers up.

07/02/2015 | Pioneer notes: Diaz displaying maturity
Missoula shortstop Isan Diaz doesn't play a brand of baseball that relegates him as just another up-and-comer. It's a confident style patterned after one of his favorite players growing up.

07/02/2015 | SAL notes: Daris determined to get ahead
After switching his focus from football to baseball in college, Atlanta Braves outfield prospect Joseph Daris has grown exponentially as an overall player this season for the Rome Braves.

07/02/2015 | Jimenez clubs second homer in two games
Cubs' No. 9 prospect Eloy Jimenez went 3-for-3 with a solo shot to boost Class A Short Season Eugene to a 6-2 victory over Hillsboro on Wednesday night.

07/02/2015 | Nuts' Musgrave hurls seven one-hit innings
Harrison Musgrave allowed one hit over seven innings to become the first 10-game winner in the California League as Modesto cruised past Bakersfield, 8-1, on Wednesday night.

07/02/2015 | Godley posts zeros in Double-A debut
The D-backs promoted Zack Godley before the California League All-Star Break, but he had to wait until Wednesday to pitch five scoreless innings in his Double-A debut for Mobile.

07/01/2015 | Giolito nearly perfect out of P-Nats 'pen
Lucas Giolito pitched seven innings of hitless relief as Class A Advanced Potomac came within two outs of a no-hitter in a 4-0 blanking of Frederick on Wednesday night.

07/01/2015 | Pirates' Tucker collects first four-hit game
Cole Tucker set his sights on establishing an approach this season. He thinks he's done that and that led to his first four-hit game as West Virginia beat Kannapolis, 11-4.

07/01/2015 | Reed finds new way into Cal record book
A.J. Reed started the eighth triple play of the Minor League season and smacked his league-leading 20th homer as Lancaster fell to Inland Empire, 8-7, on Wednesday.

07/01/2015 | Long shines after Triple-A promotion
After taking six-plus years to earn a Triple-A rotation spot, Nate Long proved he belonged Wednesday, tossing seven innings in Nashville's 2-0 win over Colorado Springs.

07/01/2015 | Cal notes: Quakes' Bird sticking to stretch
Dodgers prospect Zack Bird has found success on the mound after pitching exclusively out of the stretch for Rancho Cucamonga, a move he thinks will keep him on the baseball radar.

07/01/2015 | Brault all but unhittable for Curve
Steven Brault faced one over the minimum, allowing just a fifth-inning double while fanning five over seven innings as Altoona blanked Trenton, 2-0, on Wednesday.

07/01/2015 | Mets' Badamo allows one hit in first win
Tyler Badamo allowed one hit over seven dominant innings in his third start of the year as Brooklyn blanked Hudson Valley, 7-0, in a combined two-hitter on Wednesday night.

07/01/2015 | Twins to promote prospect Sano to Majors
The Minnesota Twins will promote No. 2 prospect Miguel Sano to the Majors on Thursday, a source told MLB.com. Sano, MLB.com's No. 9 prospect, is expected to join the Twins before their game tomorrow and replace designated hitter Kennys Vargas, who was optioned to Double-A Chattanooga on Wednesday.

07/01/2015 | O'Brien, Conley elected PCL All-Stars
D-backs No. 7 prospect Peter O'Brien and No. 7 Marlins prospect Adam Conley were among those elected to the Pacific Coast League All-Star team, which was announced Wednesday.

07/01/2015 | Crawford, Bell highlight EL All-Stars
Top Phillies prospect J.P. Crawford and third-ranked Pirates farmhand Josh Bell headline the 2015 Eastern League Eastern and Western Division All-Star rosters.

07/01/2015 | In Lynchburg, the story of a baseball name
At Calvin Falwell Field, home of the Lynchburg Hillcats, everybody knows Jimmy Wright -- if not by that name. He goes by "Salad Bar," a nickname given to him by two Major League All-Stars.

07/01/2015 | Prospect Roundup: Games of June 30
Colorado prospect Ryan McMahon went 3-for-5 with a walk-off hit for Class A Advanced Modesto, and the Giants' Tyler Beede allowed one run in a strong start for the Double-A Flying Squirrels.

07/01/2015 | Crooked Numbers: Three nights in Reading
Over three games against two opponents from June 11-13, the Double-A Fightin Phils saw five of six decisions go to position players. Plus, a manager's mistake leads to trouble.

07/01/2015 | Stock Watch: Confident Kepler on rise
Manager Doug Mientkiewicz and hitting coach Chad Allen asked Max Kepler to pull the ball more this year. The result? A breakout campaign for the 22-year-old German.

07/01/2015 | FSL notes: Jays' Hoffman humming along
Dunedin's Jeff Hoffman went ninth overall in the 2014 Draft, despite having Tommy John surgery less than a month earlier, and the 6-foot-4 flame-thrower is proving the Blue Jays made the right move.

07/01/2015 | Carolina notes: Nats' Giolito taking control
A friendly wager has Nationals top prospect Lucas Giolito looking to work longer into games with Class A Advanced Potomac. It's sharpening his composure and control in tight situations.

07/01/2015 | Arroyo collects career-high five hits
Christian Arroyo totaled five hits for the first time in his pro career on Tuesday night, tying a team record and helping Class A Advanced San Jose defeat Stockton, 6-3.